Taipei, February 19, 2009 -- Since the consumer demand freeze caused by the global economic downturn and the financial crisis in 2H08, the DRAM quarterly average spot and contract prices both dropped over 40% QoQ.
Taipei, February 10, 2009 -- According to DRAMeXchange, with the increasing DRAM CAPEX, WW DRAM capacity peaked in 2008.
Taipei, February 9th, 2009, since the recent capacity cut done by some NAND Flash vendors had caused the chip supply to decrease sharply in spot market, some NAND Flash buyers switch their procurement orders to Samsung. Therefore NAND Flash spot market supply showed signs of tightness and stimulated a strong rally of today’s price.
Taipei, February 6, 2009 -- NAND Flash Brand Companies released total revenue of 2008.Samsung’s annual revenue was 4.614 billion USD and gained 40.4% market share, remained at number one position, according to DRAMeXchange.
Taipei, February 3, 2009 -- Due to Hynix earlier reduction on its 8 inch fab and Toshiba’s reduction on its 12 inch fab, NAND Flash price rebounded at the end of 2008. 8Gb and 16 Gb MLC contract price rose 70% and 50%, respectively, and reached $1.82 and $2.46.